Owen Tripp Bringhurst

Brief Life History of Owen Tripp

When Owen Tripp Bringhurst was born on 18 September 1903, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Beitler Bringhurst, was 49 and his mother, Emma Frances Tripp, was 44. He married Alice McDonald on 23 August 1929, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 11 October 1982, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Owen Tripp Bringhurst
Gladys Theel Teasdale
Marriage: 23 June 1939
Sandra Bringhurst

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  • Owent Bringhurst, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Bringhurst, "Utah, Births and Christenings, 1892-1941"
  • Owen Tripp Bringhurst, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from a place in Leicestershire, England, called Bringhurst. This was named in Old English with Brȳninga + hyrst ‘wooded hill’, i.e. ‘wooded hill on lands associated with someone called Brȳni’. This surname is rare in Britain.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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